She also has a second book, Common Core Dilemma: Who Owns Our Schools?. Schneider is a southern Louisiana native, career
TFA alum and scholar Terrenda White says that TFA's diversity gains have come at the expense of teachers of color, whose numbers have declined drastically in the very cities where the organization has expanded.
General Stanley McChrystal joins HuffPost Live to share his thoughts on Hillary Clinton.
General Stanley McChrystal sits down with Alyona to discuss his real concerns about the recent article in "Rolling Stone" about him.
I am no fan of the TFA program. I do not believe that five or six weeks of training -- in a controlled environment, to boot -- is in any way sufficient to prepare you for the classroom.
The question that everyone is trying to answer is how we make our schools better for our kids. It seems like everyone has an opinion as to what the best solution is. Personally, I don't quite know what the right answer is. So I decided to join Teach for America to find out.
Spending time in Andover and Lawrence as I progressed through middle school, high school and then during the summers when
12. People are the first and last thing that matter at the end of the day. They're who give you meaning, support you, teach
We don't just need more teachers. We need excellent teachers, and we need diverse teachers.
Some public school teachers are speaking out against Teach For America, alleging that the organization's training is insufficient
Full Segment: Teach For America is being criticized by teachers who allege its training is insufficient & destabilizing to school systems by threatening jobs. Are these concerns legitimate or are TFA's detractors worried about being squeezed out?
Why are our technological miracles being devoted to command and control, as opposed to liberating children's minds? As long as we are obsessed with primitive standardized test "outcomes," technology will primarily be used as a weapon.
In all, there are 46 TFA corps members currently in their first or second year of teaching in New Haven, including the public
Kate Renkosiak started work this fall as a new science teacher at Wexler/Grant, a K-8 “turnaround” school in Dixwell. She
Renkosiak, a 22-year-old Chicago native, joined TFA after graduating from Dartmouth College. When she moved to town, she
LaDerrick Collins, a 14-year veteran of the U.S. Army who now teaches fourth grade in Kansas City, said in a statement that
If true believers in pro-market solutions conclude that their theories failed because public schools are beyond reform, privatization could be the next big solution that exacerbates of educational problems.
Mr. Bonin, a Republican who supports charters but would like to see more community-based charter schools, agrees that the
The two-year noncommittal model of recruitment is amazing for attracting high-achieving students, but it is not sustainable for jobs that require a long-term commitment. Just like Goldman Sachs, Teach for America should scale down their two-year program.
TFA is ubiquitous. Everyone and their brother falls over each other to hand them money. I'm sure at one point TFA filled an important role.